24 March 2015
With one of the most exhaustive evidence reviews into high streets, town centres and consumer habits ever conducted in Britain, researchers at the University of Southampton have highlighted the seismic shifts in consumer behaviour which, combined with significant technological innovations, are having a deep and profound impact on the evolution of UK high streets.
13 March 2015
An international study involving the University of Southampton suggests there could be a rise in measles cases of 100,000 across the three countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa due to health system disruptions.
16 February 2015
The agricultural development of a region of eastern China is ecologically unsustainable and actions are needed soon to reverse its decline, according to a new study by geographers at the University of Southampton.
29 January 2015
Academics at the University of Southampton are collaborating on a multidisciplinary project that could see a major advance in environmental sensing.
28 January 2015
New figures released today estimate smoking rates among young people (aged 15) in local areas of England for the first time.
19 December 2014
The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s top research universities, ranking 11th for the volume of its high quality research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
25 November 2014
Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton is helping play a significant role in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) bid to eliminate one of the major diseases of mankind.
14 November 2014
Two Geography and Environment masters students have been nationally recognised for their research being shortlisted for the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Awards for Geospatial Excellence.
28 October 2014
A study by an international team, including the University of Southampton, has shown population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call record data can be as accurate as those based on censuses.
23 October 2014
Although Keith Barber formally retired from the University of Southampton in 2009, the Emeritus Professor of Quaternary Palaeoecology, who also served as Director of the Palaeoecology Laboratory is still an active researcher and very much part of the team in Geography.